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Energy Dept Asks Gov’t, Industry Partners to Maintain Cyber Awareness Amid COVID-19

The Department of Energy’s office of cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response has advised partners in the government and energy industry to be vigilant to phishing attacks, malicious emails and other cyber threats amid the new coronavirus pandemic. CESER is calling on corporate leaders to advise their employees to be aware of risks associated with phishing, external emails and social engineering, DOE said Thursday.

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DOE to Allot New Funds for Manufacturing Computing Projects

The Department of Energy is investing $3M in cost-shared projects that aim to support manufacturing processes via computing and modeling approaches. DOE said Tuesday its High Performance Computing for Manufacturing program seeks to lower the consumption of energy required for materials supply chain activities.

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DOE Allots $111M for Phase II of FY 2020 Small Business Programs

The Department of Energy is investing about $111M in fiscal year 2020 phase II projects under small business innovation research and technology transfer programs. The new funding opportunity announcement supports projects across multiple DOE offices such as those focused on cybersecurity, electricity, nuclear energy and environmental management, the department said Tuesday.

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DOE to Issue Awards for AI, ML Data Science Projects

The Department of Energy plans to invest $40 million in data science projects including those that leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning. DOE said Monday that it seeks efforts that would address data management issues faced by the department's science facilities.

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DOE Allots $97M for Phase II Small Business Projects

Department of Energy is investing $97 million in 86 grants for research and development projects under small business award programs. DOE said Monday that its new grants support the second phase of the department's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

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NSA’s Alexander Gates to Lead Cybersecurity at DOE; Dan Brouillette Quoted

Alexander Gates, a cybersecurity official with the National Security Agency, has been appointed to join the Department of Energy as assistant secretary for cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response or CESER, Cyberscoop reported Friday. Gates will succeed Karen Evans who has been in the role since September 2018.

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Dan Broulliette on DOE’s Budget Request for National Nuclear Security Administration

Energy Secretary Dan Broulliette said the Department of Energy’s request for a 20 percent increase in budget seeks to support the infrastructure around the National Nuclear Security Administration’s complex, particularly the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Defense News reported Sunday.

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White House Seeks to Strengthen Critical Infrastructure Resilience With Executive Order on PNT Services

President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that would direct the federal government to help strengthen the resilience of the country’s critical infrastructure by promoting the responsible use of positioning, navigation and timing services.

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